BIAS Leadership

  • Jeff Harvey - Co-Founder and President

    Jeff has been in information technology for nearly 20 years managing enterprise software consulting services the majority of that time. Mr. Harvey spent 7 years with Oracle Corporation as Senior Director leading sales and consulting profit centers in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions including Solution Architecture, Platform Architecture, Portal & Integration, and Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse practices. He received numerous awards and recognition for outstanding performance developing and managing strategic accounts including UPS, Michelin, Medco, Bacardi, and other world class Oracle clients.

    Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Harvey held leadership positions with IBM, Global Payments (formerly National Data Corporation), and WESCO Distribution – all Fortune 500 companies.

    Jeff holds an MBA from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University.

    Mr. Harvey is an avid scuba diver, hunter, fisherman, and ALTA tennis member. He is active in the community with numerous affiliations including Dunwoody Methodist Church, Children’s Restoration Network, Habitat for Humanity, Atlanta Food Bank, Woodruff Arts Center, and the Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce.

     
  • John Ezzell - Co-Founder and Executive Vice President

    As co-founder and Executive Vice President of BIAS, John continues to bring new solutions and fresh perspective to our customer’s in the market. John is a former Director for Oracle Consulting’s Custom Development, Architecture and Business Intelligence practices. John has received numerous leadership awards and is an active member of the SOA advisory board at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, John worked in finance and investment consulting for Interstate Johnson and Lane. John has been quoted in the Wall St. Journal, Forbes, Inc., BPM and Oracle magazines for his forward thinking approach to business solutions, and real world successes achieved with the BIAS team. John is a graduate of East Carolina University

    “Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.” -Arnold H. Glasow

     
  • Bill Stephens – Vice President, Services

    As the BIAS VP of Services, Bill Stephens is responsible for all services across our commercial and public sector business. Bill is uniquely qualified to lead us in this area after spending more than 17 years delivering Oracle based business solutions to his customers.

    Prior to joining BIAS, Bill spent 13 years at Oracle Consulting as an Applications Consultant, Project Manager, Senior Operations Director and Consulting Executive. His career with Oracle concluded successfully after leading Oracle’s Communications, Media & Entertainment Consulting Business.

    Bill belongs to Dunwoody United Methodist Church and is an active member in the Dunwoody, Georgia community. In the past, he has served as the Vice-President of Ashford Chase Homeowners Association and as a Cub Scout Den Leader for Pack 477. Bill enjoys the outdoors, volunteering as a little league baseball umpire, golfing and spending time with his wife and two boys.

     
  • Krishnan Balasubramanian – Chief Technology Officer

    As Chief Technology Officer for Cloud Systems and Services at BIAS, Krishnan has over 19 years of experience successfully developing products, leading and implementing innovative consulting solutions, and managing strategic accounts. Krishnan is a former Senior Director for Oracle Consulting where he has spent over 15+ years and has held various positions including Enterprise Architecture, Practice Management, Project & Program Management, Operations Management & Portfolio Management. He helped Oracle build its Managed Services business across multiple countries (US, India, Argentina & Romania) and successfully consolidated, standardized, and optimized numerous disparate service offerings and organizations into a standalone $40M P&L line of business. Krishnan has managed over 100+ delivery resources deployed globally, created and fostered a complex set of cross business line of relationships, created joint sales and execution plans for public-sector and commercial customers. As a Senior Portfolio Director, he successfully delivered a billion dollar DoD program for United States Marine Corps where he was responsible for Technical, Integration & Security Architecture, Data Center Planning and Implementation, Managed Services, Information Assurance, Combat Logistics, Virtualization, Cloud Storage, Disaster Recovery Design and extensive integration efforts with Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) operations at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), SPAWAR & MCTSSA.

    Krishnan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Computer Science from University of Bombay, India & a Master Degree in Computer Science from D. D. Institute of Technology, Gujarat University, India

     
  • Hasan Zaidi - Partner and Vice President, Middleware Technologies

    Hasan is responsible for all Middleware solutions including SOA, Security, Portal and Custom development. Prior to joining BIAS, Hasan spent seven years with Oracle Corporation in leadership positions within their consulting, R&D and product management departments. Hasan has designed and implemented award winning solutions for some of the world’s largest companies as well as the the U.S. Public Sector. Hasan is a regular presenter on the Oracle lecture circuit and his solutions have been featured in Oracle, eSolutions and BPM magazines.

    Hasan is a U.S. Army veteran and an alumnus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University

     
  • Ashish Bokil - Co-Founder and Vice President, BI and DW Practice

    Ashish Bokil is one of the most respected Business Intelligence experts in the Oracle community, having designed, architected, or managed many of the world’s largest and most complex data warehouse implementations. Ashish is a former director of Business Intelligence and Data warehousing at Oracle and a regional lead of technology services at Microstrategy. Ashish is also a regular speaker in the Oracle lecture circuit as well as Collaborate and OAUG.

    Ashish earned his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and his MS at Clemson University, and a B.Tech. at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi India

     
  • Chris Netzband - Vice President, Applications

    Chris Netzband serves as BIAS Vice President of Application Services. Prior to joining BIAS, Chris spent the last 15 years with Oracle Consulting serving as a Project Director, solution architect and practice and PMO leader. Most recently, Chris was leading the EBS Solution Center and Upgrade Lab driving the R12 upgrade market opportunity for Oracle. Chris has successfully worked with customers ranging from the mid-market to Fortune 500 companies across Distribution, Financials, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Professional Services.

     
  • Saravanan Yoganandam - Vice President, Cloud Systems & Services

    Saravanan specializes in Cloud Services strategy & Cloud Program rollout by leveraging his 20 years of experience in Oracle Solution Architecture, Business Development and Program Management areas. Oracle Database, Oracle Exa-Systems, Oracle E-Business and Oracle Fusion Middleware are the major product focus areas. Saravanan led several initiatives for the BIAS Cloud Managed Services Group which have been published by our clients in Forbes, Reuters, etc. Saravanan assists clients with confidence by positioning the 'map-to-fit' technology solution to strategically meet client business requirements in a cost optimal manner.

    Saravanan is the co-founder of the BIAS Chennai Off-shore subsidiary organization. BIAS Offshore Operations is an integral part of the strategic growth roadmap for BIAS, as we continue to expand our customer base in US. Prior to BIAS, Saravanan held Project and Technical Leadership positions in Oracle Corporation (Consulting), USA.

    Saravanan enjoys rowing and has won the regional Regatta events, besides being passionate with portrait photography.

     
  • Dasaradha Chereddy - Co-Founder and Director, Offshore Delivery Centre, Hyderabad

    Das Chereddy brings 20 years of designing, developing and delivery solutions expertise on Oracle technology and application architecture. At BIAS's headquarters at US, Dasaradha has been involved extensively with enterprise clients in designing, architecting and managing large and highly complex data warehouse solutions. He heads and drives BIAS's offshore development centre at Hyderabad expanding the overall global strategic roadmap of BIAS.

    Prior to BIAS , Das served as technical director at Oracle Consulting.

    Das holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University and Masters' degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York.

     
  • Anand Devaraj - Senior Director, BIAS Chennai Org

    As a Senior Director for BIAS India - Chennai Operations, Anand has over 17 years of experience in database technologies, competency building & leading and managing teams. Anand was a Director of “Engineered Systems COE” at Oracle Corporation where he spent over 10 years building and managing practices. Anand has held various positions including Senior Technical Manager, Practice Manager and Practice Director at Oracle. He helped Oracle build its Engineered Systems Center of Excellence (COE) from inception and he has had leadership responsibility for global delivery centers in Poland and India.

    Anand holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and a Master’s degree in computer science from the University Of Bombay, India.